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Gene's Famous Seafoods

146 Huttleston Ave, Fairhaven, MA 02719-4614
+1 508-996-5127
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried seafood” (14 reviews)
“clam cakes” (14 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
146 Huttleston Ave, Fairhaven, MA 02719-4614
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very good meal at Gene's. Very large portions of tasty whole belly clams, scallops and fish all with chips and coleslaw. Lobster roll is choke full of lobster, no fillers. Order and pick up at counter. Seating indoors or outside, plenty of parking....More

Thank smpfen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Live in Virginia, but from neighboring Dartmouth. Come home at least once per year and a scallop plate from Gene's is a must have. See you next year Gene!

Thank Rodney T
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very small portions for the price you order seafood platter you get mostly fries. There were not many fried clams with bellys that's what I paid for not many shrimp . Plenty of fries not worth my 38 I spent sorry . Came from Florida...More

Thank rican1966
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We did a take out order for pint of clam strips & a medium fish & chip plate plus two clam cakes. We were at the restaurant when our order was packaged up. Got home less than five minutes later but the strips & fries...More

1  Thank travelbug41563
Reviewed 11 April 2017

this restaurant has only sea food fresh from the fishing fleet in fairhaven ma. where this restaurant is

Thank 252,741,563
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best fried clams around. Make sure you try the clam cakes. Very casual atmosphere cafeteria style dining. My wife had a medium fish and chips that she loved. Very generous portions I can't find anything bad to say about this place.

Thank Will P
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I actually had the lobster roll. It was my first one ever but it was amazing. The clam chowder was very good as well, I also had the clam cakes and they were amazing. I thought the food was excellent and priced right. I would...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to eat love the fried clams able to take out if you want or eat there, great place very pleasant and don't have to wait to long,nice place and you can eat outside, bathrooms are very clean.

Thank sandralee1
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place is an old favorite and has been around forever. It is great to go back each time not only for the great customer service and food but is nice also because my family has been coming here for years.

Thank wranglernwss22
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The place had a dirty carpet smell we should have left then. We split a fisherman platter-- clams and scallops ok shrimp should have been cleaned of the sand vein gross.The fish was very greasy and pulled away from the over thick batter. I also...More

Thank Brenda15
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from J L | Reviewed this property |
SIt down and take out
9 September 2016|
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Response from Emma B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations. It's a first come, first serve basis. You would be able to place tables together or eat outside to accommodate such a large gathering.
24 May 2015|
Response from J L | Reviewed this property |
They change owners annually. Food quality is mediocre. Not fresh and young female order takers trained to call all males "sweetie".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Huttleston Ave, Fairhaven, MA 02719-4614
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Fairhaven
  • Phone Number: +1 508-996-5127
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